More than 160 Israeli Companies Exhibit at Mobile World Congress 2013

MWC 2013 VC Cafe

his week, 70,000 attendees will descend on Barcelona for the annual mobile techie Fiesta known as the Mobile World Congress . Among the 1500 exhibitors, more than 10% are from Israel, the third largest contingent of any country at the show. Continue Reading

Lightspeed Venture Partners Oversubscribes Its Eight Fund, Raised $800M

Despite the ominous predictions saying that VC funds will have difficulty raising more money this year, Lightspeed Venture Partners has announced the closing of its eight fund (Lightspeed Venture Partners VIII), oversubscribing its $675 million target by $125 million reaching… Continue Reading

12 Israeli Startups To Compete At The IVA Finals

On May 19-20, Globes, DEMO and Red Herring will be holding a startup competition at the Israel Venture Association (IVA) conference. Each startup will have six minutes to present and the winner will receive automatic entry as a finalist at… Continue Reading

WIFI Headlines: Starbucks Dumps T-Mobile, WeFi launches Mobile and Facebook Apps

How many times have you sat down with your overpriced Starbucks soy latte and the internet couldn’t connect? Apparently too many times, because Starbucks decided to do something about it. In an official press release, Starbucks got rid of T-Mobile… Continue Reading